I received a few responses about my first All-Time Giants team.
Matt R, the requester of Giants, offered up a few honorable mention pitchers:
"Joe McGinnity -- he was a great #2 for Mathewson." - True. He didn't quite dominate his era enough (ERA+ = 118)
"John Antonelli -- good seasons in the mid-late 1950s." and "Sal Maglie -- didn't stay with the Giants long enough." - I could be persuaded to replace Schmidt with one of these 2 guys, but I like having current players on these lists.
"Gary Lavelle -- if you need a lefty in the pen he's a good one to put in there." - Good reliever. I didn't worry about righty/lefty stuff on my rosters. Nen and Beck were better, yet right-handed.
Everyone's favorite Troll, other than Shrek, had a few ideas as well:
"Even though he only spent 5 years as a Giant, Johnny Mize would get my vote. He did have a 51 homer season there... That is hard to ignore." - Kevin Mitchell, who won an MVP in 1989, probably took his spot. If Mize had not lost 3 years to WW1, he would be on the Giants list. But don't worry, Mize will show up on a list before this thing is over.
"Wes Westrum would be a nice back up catcher too." - Like the LHP/RHP, I just picked the best players on each team after the starting 9. Very few teams have a 2nd catcher.
"Monte Irvin!!!! Can't forget him!" - Monte Irvin didn't get to play in the bigs until he was 30. He missed a lot of good baseball due to ignorance. Larry Doyle, the last Giant bench player, won a Chalmers Award (MVP) in 1912 but they don't count in my book. MONTE IRVIN IS ON THE TEAM!!!
Troll, I owe you some free cards. Not sure if I can help with the want list, but I will see what I can do. Red Sox are next since nobody asked for their team!